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Heart failure patients readmitted to same hospital may fare better

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Heart failure patients readmitted to the same hospital within a month are discharged quicker and more likely to survive, according to a new Canadian study.

Among 217,039 heart failure patients in Canada from 2004 to 2013, those readmitted to the same hospital were discharged an average […]

May 10th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Heart Failure, Patients, Research|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Heart failure patients readmitted to same hospital may fare better

Get With The Guidelines program helps hospitals deliver better care, journal paper says

Following the Get With The Guidelinesprogram — which was launched by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association to improve in-hospital quality — helps hospitals deliver better care for a broad range of cardiovascular conditions.

According to a paper released Tuesday in the journal Circulation, hospitals consistently following Get With The […]

October 29th, 2013|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Get With The Guidelines program helps hospitals deliver better care, journal paper says